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Category: ICU Liberation

Barriers to Early Mobility

Understand the barriers to early mobility in the ICU and solution strategies. Early mobility is the E Bundle of the ABCDEF Bundle.

Comparison of Three ICU Early Mobility Quality Improvement Projects

A Comparison of Three ICU Early Mobility Quality Improvement Projects. Early mobility is the E Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.

Daily Mobility Assessment and Treatment

Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Early Mobility.

Multidisciplinary Approach to Early Mobilization in the ICU

A multiprofessional and multidisciplinary approach to implementing early mobility in the intensive care unit (ICU). Early mobility is the E Element of the ABCDEF Bundle.

ICU Early Mobility at UCSF Lessons Learned, Patient Benefits

An overview of the early mobility program at University of California, San Francisco that includes information about: Staffing and Equipment, Barriers to Initiating Early Mobilization, and steps for early mobilization. 

Physical Medicine and Mobility Strategies in the ICU

In this excerpt from the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 43rd Critical Care Congress, leaders from the ICU Liberation initiative discuss strategies for improving outcomes and Identify strategies and barriers to guideline implementation

Early Progressive Mobility in the ICU

Early Progressive Mobility in the ICU – AACN Clinical Scene Investigator Academy Project, is the latest webcast from the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) ICU Liberation series, held in collaboration with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and Pro...

Rehabilitation Starts in the ICU

In this session from the 46th Critical Care Congress, experts in the field discuss rehabilitation in the ICU.

PADIS Guidelines and Related Articles

The Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption in Adult Patients in the ICU, known as the PADIS Guidelines, are an update to the 2013 Pain, Agitation, Delirium Guidelines. 

Mastering Intensive Care Podcast - Episode 33: Wes Ely - Finding out what matters to our patients

Mastering Intensive Care Podcast is a podcast focused on conversations to inspire intensive care clinicians to become the best they can be in the practice of intensive care. In episode 33, Wes Ely, MD, discusses the ABCDEF Bundle. 

ICU Liberation Bundle: The Science Behind Liberating ICU Patients and Families

E. Wesley Ely, MD, MPH, FCCM, discusses the ICU Liberation Bundle: The Science Behind Liberating ICU Patients and Families. 

Implementing the C Element of the ABCDEF Bundle

Choice of analgesia and sedation offers guidance for a medication regimen for the management of pain and agitation in critically ill adults, consistent with the PAD Guidelines recommendations.

Implementing the F Element of the ABCDEF Bundle

The F Element of the ABCDEF Bundle addresses patient and family engagement in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Recovering from the ICU: A Survivor's Story 

Alison Clay, MD, shares her experience as an ICU survivor and her experience with post-intensive care syndrome (PICS). 

Primary Pain Management: Opioids

Pharmacology of Opiate Analgesics. This chart can be used to help treat pain for adult patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Nonopioid Medication Options

Pharmacology of Nonopiate Analgesics. This chart can be used to help treat pain for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Richmond-Agitation Sedation Scale (RASS)

Richmond Agitation Sedation ranks agitation and possibility for sedation. This tool can be used in the implementation of the C Bundle of the ABCDEF Bundle.

Riker Sedation Agitation Scale (SAS)

Sedation Agitation Scale (SAS) Match behavioral observations with scale descriptors. Each descriptor is matched with an agitation category.

Clinical Practice Guideline - Pain, Agitation, Delirium

A presentation from the 2012 Critical Care Congress on the Clinical Practice Guidelines on Pain, Agitation, and Delirium (PAD).